Does anyone have any information about the ancestors of John W. Sorrell of Westmoreland Virginia. I have included information about his descendants. Any help or photographs would be greatly appreciated.
Descendants of John Wesley Sorrell
Generation No. 1
1. JOHN WESLEY SORRELL was born Abt. 1825 in VA, and died Bet. 1870 - 1880 in Westmoreland, Va. He married (1) MARY. He married (2) SARAH SANFORD December 23, 1847 in Westmoreland Co., VA (Register of Marriages), daughter of WILLIAM SANFORD and LUCY. She was born Abt. 1835 in VA, and died Bet. 1860 - 1870 in Westmoreland, VA.
Census 1: 1850, Westmoreland, VA, pg 312
Census 2: 1860, Westmoreland, VA, pg 957
Census 3: 1870, Westmoreland Co, Montross, VA pg 127
Occupation: Farmer, Miller, Carpenter
Marriage: December 23, 1847, Westmoreland Co., VA (Register of Marriages)
Children of JOHN SORRELL and SARAH SANFORD are:
2. i.CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS SORRELL,
b. August 18,1856, VA;
d. November 06, 1942, Washington DC.
3. ii.MARY JANE SORRELL,
b. October 20, 1858, Westmoreland, VA (Birth registers 1858-1895).
iii. MCKINLEY SORRELL.(1/2 brother)
Generation No. 2
2. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS SORRELL (JOHN WESLEY) was born August 18, 1856 in VA, and died November 06, 1942 in Washington DC. He married SARAH ANN KILLMAN, daughter of MARTIN KILLMAN and ELIZABETH. She was born August 13, 1860 in Westmoreland, VA (Register of Births), and died Bet. 1920 - 1930 in Westmoreland, VA.
Burial: November 1942, Westmoreland, VA (Stated on death certificate)
Cause of Death: Fractured Neck/ Accidental Fall
Census 1: 1880, Westmoreland, VA, pg 36
Census 2: 1870, Westmoreland, VA pg 46 ED 116
Census 3: 1900, Westmoreland, VA, ED 86, sheet 7B
Census 4: 1910, Westmoreland, VA, ED124, pg 3B
Census 5: 1920, Westmoreland, VA, ED 158, sheet 6A
Census 6: 1930, Westmoreland, VA, ED 97-4, sheet 5B
Death Certificate: Record No. 431790 DC
Occupation 1: Farmer, Oyserman
Occupation 2: 1880, Cook
Children of CHRISTOPHER SORRELL and SARAH KILLMAN are:
b. May 29, 1884, Montross Dist,Westmoreland,VA Register of Births); m. ANNADALE.
b. January 16, 1887, Montross Dist, Westmoreland, VA (Register of Births).
4. iii.CHRISTOPHER ARTEMIS SORRELL,
b. April 18, 1889, Montross Dist., Westmoreland, VA (Register of Births);
d. January 1970, Washington DC.
b. July 15, 1900, Westmoreland, VA;
d. June 1983, DC; m. SANFORD.
3. MARY JANE SORRELL (JOHN WESLEY) was born October 20, 1858 in Westmoreland, VA (Birth registers 1858-1895). She married JOHN L. FOXWELL Bet. 1870 - 1875 in Westmoreland, VA. He was born Abt. 1847 in Virginia.
Census 1: 1870, Montross, Westmoreland VA pg 107
Census 2: 1880, Montross, Westmoreland VA ED 116 pg35
Marriage Notes for MARY SORRELL and JOHN FOXWELL:
England Family Bible records
Archives and Manuscript Room, Library of Virginia
Children of MARY SORRELL and JOHN FOXWELL are:
i. JOHN H.3 FOXWELL, b. Abt. 1875.
ii. SARAH ELIZABETH FOXWELL, b. Abt. 1877.
iii. SUSAN ANN FOXWELL, b. Abt. 1879.
iv. WILLIAM FOXWELL.
v. MARY JANE FOXWELL.
Generation No. 3
4. CHRISTOPHER ARTEMIS SORRELL (CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, JOHN WESLEY) was born April 18, 1889 in Montross Dist., Westmoreland, VA (Register of Births), and died January 1970 in Washington DC. He married MARY MINISSOR SULLIVAN Abt. 1910, daughter of CLAXTON SULLIVAN and JULIA ROLLINS. She was born August 29, 1890 in Stafford Co, VA (p.166, l.23 ), and died January 25, 1975 in Washington DC.
More about Christopher A. Sorrell
Burial: January 1970, Ceder Hill Cemetery, PG County, MD
Census 1: 1930, Washington DC, ED 1-163, sheet 12B
Census 2: 1920, Washington Dc, ED 163 sheet 8A
Medical Information: WW1 draft cards list him as being tall and stout with grey eyes and dark brown hair.
WW1 Draft Card: 1917, DC Precint 7
More about Mary Sullivan
Burial: January 1975, Ceder Hill Cemetery. PG County, MD
Children of CHRISTOPHER SORRELL and MARY SULLIVAN are:
5. i.CHRISTOPHER EDWARD SORRELL,
b. November 15, 1916, Washington DC;
d. April 10, 1983, College Park, Md.
ii.NELSON W. SORRELL,
b. March 04, 1918, Washington DC;
d. March 03, 1997, Silver Spring MD.
More About NELSON W. SORRELL:
Military service: March 06, 1945, WWII, ARMY, Pvt.
iii.EVELYN I. SORRELL,
b. Abt. 1923.
iv.ANNA MAE SORRELL,
b. August 05, 1927;
d. January 07, 1999, Yoder, Allen, Indiana; m. WELBAUM.
v. MARY RUTH SORRELL,
b. Aft. 1930; m. SLOAN.
Generation No. 4
5. CHRISTOPHER EDWARD SORRELL (CHRISTOPHER ARTEMIS, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, JOHN WESLEY) was born November 15, 1916 in Washington DC, and died April 10, 1983 in College Park, Md. He married ANNIE ELIZABETH MORRIS, daughter of ELDRIDGE MORRIS and LILLIE NEWTON. She was born February 02, 1918 in Virginia, and died July 03, 1987 in Monirva, Md.
More About CHRISTOPHER EDWARD SORRELL:
Burial: April 13, 1983, Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Prince George's Co., MD
Military service: August 25, 1944, WWII, PVT, ARMY, Ft. Myer Virginia
More About ANNIE ELIZABETH MORRIS:
Burial: July 08, 1987, Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Prince George's Co., MD
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